[mythtv-users] ATI vs NVidia card conclusion

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Jul 2 21:09:53 UTC 2007

Jake Palmer wrote:
> If you haven't tweaked anything, then you're using the open source driver.  
> There's nothing wrong with that except you have no hardware acceleration.  
> In other words it's fine for a basic workstation, but it's far from ideal 
> for a HTPC.

Nope. I'm running Mandriva 2007.1, which picked out the "ati" driver 
automatically on installation. Unlike 2007.0, which gave me a "vesa" 
driver I had to spend some time replacing.

You may be right, it's not ideal, but this machine's main function isn't 
an HTPC, so I can live with it.

Mike Perkins

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